Articles and Press Releases

Just Released: Carlson 2021

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Carlson Software has released their Carlson 2021 product line update with IntelliCAD 10, bringing users in the land surveying, civil engineering, and mining industries new features, faster performance, and increased compatibility.

Highlights include photogrammetry in Carlson Survey, the ability to insert and manipulate BIM models in Carlson CADnet, and support of ODBC and ESRI File GeoDatabase databases in Carlson GIS. 

IntelliCAD comes built-in to Carlson Software products. To find out more about Carlson 2021:

Carlson 2021 is available with IntelliCAD 10 which was released by the ITC earlier this summer. To find out how Carlson Software and the ITC work together, see the success story.

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Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Carlson Software GIS

New Launch: ZWCAD Civil

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ZWCAD Civil is available now! Developed by Sivan Design as an add-on to ZWCAD, the program includes aids for surveying projects, road planning and design, mechanisms for infrastructure design, and more.

ZWCAD Civil is available in these versions: Survey, Standard, Roads, Pipes, and Full.

Silvan Design designed their civil technology exclusively for ZWCAD after evaluating multiple CAD platforms for performance, stability, and APIs. ZWCAD is based on the IntelliCAD engine.

Get the details and a trial >>

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Civil ZWCAD

ITC President to Keynote Carlson "Go West" User Conference 2020

CarlsonUC20LogoITC President David Lorenzo will be the keynote speaker at Carlson Software's "Go West" user conference April 20-22, 2020 in Portland, OR. The conference offers more than 60 educational sessions crossing a variety of industries, products, and workflows.

Carlson conference manager Jim Reinbold says:

We’re always excited to have the opportunity to connect with our users and hear what’s been going on in their world, and learn what they need our products to do."

Conference details >>

Thinking of attending? Be sure to check out how Carlson Software incorporates the IntelliCAD engine into their product lines. Interested in how Carlson Software benefits from their ITC membership? Read the success story >>


 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Civil Carlson Software CAD

MicroSurvey CAD 2020 Released

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MicroSurvey CAD 2020 delivers new curve detection lot closure, curve label creation, arc-aligned text editing, smartpoly curve labels, and more, including new features based on the IntelliCAD engine such as .dwg 2018 file compatibility, BIM model integration, section and elevation lines, digital signatures, etc.

MicroSurvey CAD is an all-in-one CAD and calculations package for survey drafting and calculation workflows. It includes COGO, point tools for gridline-based projects, traverse input and adjustment, misclosure reporting, common data collector support, 3D surface representation and computation, corridor design, point cloud management, and more.

MicrosSurvey CAD 2020 is based on the IntelliCAD 9.2 engine.

Get version 2020 news >>

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Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Microsurvey

MicroSurvey CAD 2018 Update Released

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Service Pack 1 is available for MicroSurvey CAD 2018. The updated version contains important bug fixes, performance improvements and new functionality.

MicroSurvey CAD is a survey drafting toolkit that includes support for COGO, DTM, traversing, adjustments, volumes, contouring, and more. It is based on the IntelliCAD engine. To learn more about how ITC member MicroSurvey and the ITC work together:

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Microsurvey CAD

New Carlson 2019 Releases, Including DGN

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Carlson Software recently released version 2019 of its product suite including Carlson Mining, Carlson Survey, and Carlson Civil/Hydrology/GIS. Carlson products come with IntelliCAD built-in and an option for their end-users to purchase Autodesk® AutoCAD® separately if desired. 

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As expected, new features are found throughout the Carlson product line. Special mention goes to working natively with both .dwg and .dgn files. Open, save, print, and edit all with one CAD editor thanks to the IntelliCAD 9.0 engine.

For more details from Carlson, see:

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG DGN Survey Civil Carlson Software CAD

Carlson "Go West" User Conference in April 2018

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Carlson Software will host its "Go West" user conference April 9–11, 2018 in San Diego, California. Thinking of attending? Be sure to check out how Carlson Software incorporates the IntelliCAD engine into their product lines. About the conference, host director Shane Gardner said:

We poured over your feedback from past conferences. You wanted more options. We have added courses on CAD basics and have broadened the overall offerings to give you more and better choices."

Early bird pricing ends this week, January 31. Conference details >>

Interested in how Carlson Software's membership at the ITC works out? 

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Civil Carlson Software IntelliCAD 6.6 CAD

Carlson Software Comes with IntelliCAD Built In

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When purchasing Carlson Software, customers decide on their CAD engine: use built-in IntelliCAD at no extra cost or purchase AutoCAD, sold separately. Carlson programs include Survey, Civil, Hydrology, Mining, GIS, Point Cloud, Field, Natural Regrade, Construction, GeoTech, CADnet, and Trench.

The latest version of Carlson Software programs, Carlson 2018, was released last fall and is built on the IntelliCAD 8.3 engine. It includes new commands such as mleader, selection filters, gradient coloring and etransmit. While stability improvements were the main focus, the new version also has performance improvements such as selection, snapping, multithreaded open and regen.

Learn about Carlson and IntelliCAD working together >>

Learn about Carlson 2018 >>

 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Civil Carlson Software

DotSoft Products Now Available for IntelliCAD

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IntelliCAD users can now use these DotSoft products, with more coming soon:

  • ToolPac : CAD Productivity Tools
  • XL2CAD : Excel to CAD Connectivity, eliminating OLE problems
  • WD2CAD : Word to CAD Connectivity, eliminating OLE problems
  • MapWorks : Civil/Survey, Mapping & GIS Tools

DotSoft is a developer of add-ons for multiple CAD engines and has been working directly with ITC developers to complete their port. DotSoft says this about working with ITC developers:

Of the three engine developers we work with, the ITC is certainly the most responsive and was very quick to address every issue we encountered. We look forward to working with the ITC and its members in the future. 

More details from DotSoft >> 

Topics: IntelliCAD ITC Survey Civil CAD DotSoft GIS

New Release: MicroSurvey CAD 2018

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Based on IntelliCAD version 8.4, the new release of MicroSurvey CAD 2018 includes support for version 2018 .dwg files, Esri® Shapefile import, Trimble® JobXML file import, and 3D point labels. 

MicroSurvey CAD is a complete survey drafting toolkit available with a perpetual license and includes support for COGO, DTM, traversing, adjustments, volumes, contouring, and more. 

MicroSurvey CAD is delivered by ITC member MicroSurvey. To learn more about how MicroSurvey and the ITC work together:

 

Topics: IntelliCAD DWG ITC Survey Microsurvey CAD